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From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Live Events

This award honors the best use of social media to elevate events including concerts, conferences, marches, rallies and meetups.

See previous winners and honorees here.


gold honor
"Stop Motion Experience"
During 2016, we partnered with AT&T to create authentic social media conversation through unique ey…
17th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards Social Media Celebration
Campaign Sizzle:
silver honor
2016 MTV EMA
Every year, the MTV EMA is the world's biggest night in music, and our multi-platform strategy str…
2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards
For the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards, iHeartRadio set out to achieve one simple goal: connect fans…
audience honor
2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival
After a history-making show in 2015, iHeartRadio utilized new technology and unique engagement tact…
A Day in the Life at Lincoln Center
For over fifty years 'going to Lincoln Center' has meant visiting New York's Upper West Side to sit…
Game of Thrones Red Carpet Facebook Live
In the true spirit of Game of Thrones, the series Facebook page has an epic following of nearly 20M…
Olympics News Lab at Google
During the Olympics, a few stories are recycled over and again. But, according to the 300 million d…
The 140th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is an annual event held in New York City featuring thousands o…
The Tendency Day
The Tendency Day is an annual seminar organized by the Swedish Marketing Confederation.
What are you waiting for?
Traditionally a sports focused brand, dominant in the North American territory, the year 2016 will …